Doctors' Day 2024

We are proud to celebrate our attending physicians, residents and fellows! Thank you for the tremendous work you do everyday!

2024 Doctors' Day Awards

Congratulations to all of our awardees!

Attending Physician of the Year

Sharon Feinstein, MD – Family Medicine

Sharon Feinstein, MD

Her relationships with patients demonstrates the type of trusting therapeutic relationships we should all strive for.

Always takes time out of her schedule to thoroughly explain complicated topics and Epic cheats.

Takes the time to learn about her patients and provide compassionate care. Excellent teacher to residents and students and has been an amazing mentor and advisor.

Works on several projects to improve patient care, always ready to listen to residents' questions, always working with residents on improving themselves or the clinic, a lifelong teacher and mentor.

Fellow of the Year

Emily Bergbower, MD – Critical Care Anesthesia

EmilyBergbower, MD

Dedication to patient care in the perioperative period.

Devoted to well-being and outstanding outcomes of her patients, but also gives that same care to the well being of the Surgical ICU as a whole. Advocates for the most appropriate patients to be admitted to the unit and is one of the most personable fellows, allowing for collaboration with nursing staff during ICU rounds.

Continues to go above and beyond for her patients. Always responsive and does everything she can to help her patients and consulting teams. Her knowledge base is amazing.

Outstanding fellow. Goes the extra mile consistently. Universally respected by nurses, attendings and house staff.

Resident Physician of the Year

Ari Goldstein, MD – Family Medicine

AriGoldstein, MD

Advocate for patient care and resident wellness. Always thinks about patient well-being and has been an excellent senior resident to work with in the hospital and in clinic.

Advocate for Baltimore's most underserved; an excellent education chief resident who balances our education, wellness and responsibilities.

Provides headstrong leadership and pushes us all to grow, that is balanced by kindness and understanding.

UMMC Badge Pay Program

The UMMC Badge Pay Program is a substitution for cash and debit card payments. You now have the option to use your employee ID badge for fast and secure checkouts in the cafeteria. To activate your badge, go to and select "sign up." Type your employee ID number into the username field and create your password.

EPCS Enrollment at UMMC

UMMS will be implementing Electronic Prescribing of Controlled Substances (EPCS) as mandated by the Federal DEA. Please review the attached for background on this initiative. Enrollment for EPCS at UMMC will be done by Medical Staff Services.

In order to prescribe electronically at UMMS—including all outpatient areas—all prescribers will need to be authorized to do so within EPIC.

The provider must authenticate the prescription using two of the following three factors:

  • Something only the provider knows, such as a password.
  • Something the provider is, such as fingerprint biometrics.
  • Something the provider has, such as a one-time password token, which is separate from the device that the provider is using to prescribe. This is obtained on your smartphone.

To do this, all prescribers need to be enrolled in Imprivata, which will requires in-person identity-proofing by authorized person:

  • Medical Staff Services
    110 S. Paca Street
    8th Floor

Before you come, please complete the following steps:

  1. Download Imprivata from the App Store or Google Play Store onto your smartphone. Android 7 or later, or iOS11 or later required.
  2. Bring a government-issued photo ID; either a driver's license or passport.
  3. If you are approved for Suboxone prescribing, confirm that the Medical Staff Office has this information.

Enrollment of each prescriber will take about 5 minutes.

Our FPI Partners will also be offering additional enrollment opportunities at various practice/site locations. 

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